DETAILS of calls handled by Clyde Coastguard at Greenock
8.09am -- Clyde Coastguard received a call reporting a yacht aground in Lamlash Bay. Arran Coastguard Rescue Team were tasked to establish the safety of the occupants onboard. The vessel was checked and found have no persons onboard. Further enquiries by the Coastguard established that the owners were ashore and safe.
2.38pm -- Clyde Coastguard received a call from the yacht Shingleback reporting that they had come across a dinghy adrift in the Sound of Iona. Enquiries established that the dinghy had come adrift and that there was nobody in difficulties
5.46pm -- Clyde Coastguard received a call on VHF reporting that the yacht Mister Twister had gone aground at Wreck Bay, Isle of Bute with two persons onboard. Tignabruaich inshore Lifeboat was tasked to assist but before they arrived on scene a passing yacht assisted the vessel to refloat and the vessel was checked for water ingress before carrying on with its passage to Largs.
6.01pm - Clyde Coastguard received a report of a dinghy adrift in Loch Etive. A canoeist on the loch managed to retrieve the vessel. It was established that the dinghy had broken free and drifted into the loch and nobody was in difficulties. The dinghy was reunited with its owner.
10.19pm - The vessel Sentinel reported to Clyde Coastguard that they had seen a flare being fired on Loch Lomond. They estimated that the flare was in the vicinity of the Island of Inchmoan. The Sentinel sent a boat to investigate and the Luss Rescue craft was tasked. The casualty vessel was located on a sandbank in the vicinity of Rossdhu House. The craft with two persons aboard was towed back to Balloch.